Read how to color block in the classic and new way. Which color combinations work best at any age, with color blocking outfit ideas
Posts of this category elucidate the history of fashion design. They describe the roots of what we wear today. You can read how garments evolved over time. Posts explain the reasons for the changes. They point out the key elements of the original attire and its functionality. This knowledge can help you to identify/buy an original version.
Historic events changed the way people dressed. Consequently, posts address sumptuary laws, politics, wars, pandemics, shortages, and trading. Moreover, some posts cover how the invention of clothes-making tools (e.g., sewing machine) has impacted the fashion industry.
Posts include different cultural and societal perceptions from the past to today. This includes reports about fashion tribes and icons; and the path from the fashion of minorities to mainstream.
The goal of all posts in the category History of Fashion Design is to educate the reader about the history behind what we wear today.
History of the slip. When the slip became in fashion as underwear, how its cut changed over time, when the slip became everyday outerwear.
A review of the women fashion of the 1920s, the cuts, accessories, what made the look achievable for the masses, why it is simplicity styleA review of the women fashion of the 1920s, the cuts, accessories, what made the look achievable for the masses, why it is simplicity style
This post reviews the history of the classic trench coat, who invented it, what to look for when buying one, when it became mainstream to wear it and a classic as well as styling tips.
The history of charm bracelets is long and this jewelry has come a long way over time. Today, companies like Gnoce provide this kind of jewelry which has seemingly endless…
The history of earrings from the Bronze Age to today is sketched, past trends are discussed and illustrated with examples, plus photos of pairs made by me